In this issue
|Consultation Day Tickets are Now on Sale!|
Women of Distinction Awardees
Upcoming Thematic Working Group Maestro Conference
December Monthly Meeting Recap
Upcoming Planning Committee Meeting
Upcoming January Monthly Meeting
Parallel Events Decision Deadline Reminder
Calendar of Events
|Consultation Day Tickets Are Now on Sale!|
Date: Sunday, 8 March 2020
Time: 9AM – 3:30PM
Location: Apollo Theater in Harlem, NYC
Price: Orchestra & Lower Mezzanine – $100; Upper Mezzanine – $50
|Consultation Day is the launch of the NGO CSW Forum. It is an all-day event that takes place the Sunday before CSW64. It is meant to educate and prepare attendees for the upcoming forum and its priority theme. The day consists of several discussions or presentations with global experts on the theme. In addition, Consultation Day has entertainment, networking and photo ops!|
|Buy your tickets now!|
|Women of Distinction Awardees|
We are excited to announce the five regional Women of Distinction Awardees!
Anjum Sultana, Canada
Intersectional feminist; researcher in health; writer
Dana Bou Ayache, Lebanon
Artist; poet; LGBTQ+ activist
Dwi Ariyani, Indonesia
Disability rights activist
Passy Mubalama, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Women in politics and gender-based violence activist
Tarcila Rivera Zia, Peru
Indigenous rights activist
A separate email with more information about each of the five awardees will be sent out next week.
|Feminist & Women’s Movement Action Plan –|
Upcoming Maestro Conference
The first Thematic Working Group meeting for the Feminist & Women’s Movement Action Plan “Shakers” Group is on 7 January 2020 at 3PM EST. Thevirtual meeting will be on Inclusive development, shared prosperity and decent work. Register now if you haven’t done so already!
You do not have to only attend the meetings for the Thematic Working Group you registered for. We encourage you to join them all!
You can find the schedule for all six meetings in January – March 2020 here. Registration information for the other Thematic Working Group meetings will be available as the dates get closer.
|December Monthly Meeting Recap|
Thank you to everyone who attended our December monthly meeting both in-person and online! As part of the Beijing+25 thematic clusters, the December meeting focused on environmental conservation, rehabilitation and protection by looking at the effects of climate crisis on women.
If you were unable to join us, you can watch the Facebook Live video or read the recap here.
|Upcoming Planning Committee Meeting|
Find the list of available committees and their Co-Chairs here.
Date: 13 January 2020
Time: 1 – 3pm
Location: CCUN, 2nd Floor
There will be a Beijing Platform for Action Study Group meeting from 12-1PM followed by the Planning Committee meeting from 1-3PM.
Please note that anyone is welcome to attend the Planning Committee meeting, but only NGO CSW/NY members will be officially recognized in our handbook. Additionally, in-person attendance is required for Planning Committee meetings. The Beijing Platform for Action Study Group will be available via Zoom.
|Upcoming January Monthly Meeting|
Date: 16January 2020
Time: 1 – 3pm
Location: CCUN, 2nd Floor
The focus for December’s Monthly meeting is “participation, accountability and gender responsive institutions.”
The Beijing Platform for Action Study Group will be meeting before the Monthly Meeting from 12 – 1PM. The Monthly Meeting will be held immediately after from 1 – 3PM.
The meeting will be available via Zoom and Facebook Live.
|Parallel Event Decision Deadline Reminder|
This is a reminder that the deadline to accept or decline your parallel event assignment is 10 January 2020. If your parallel event application was accepted and your event was scheduled, you must respond to us at firstname.lastname@example.org accepting or declining your assignment.
If you applied to host a parallel event and have not yet heard from us, please email email@example.com.
|NGO CSW/NY Calendar of Events|
For a calendar of NGO CSW/NY’s, visit our website or download it here.